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Themed collection Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Nankai University

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Editorial

Materials chemistry research at Nankai University – a themed collection dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Nankai University

Guest editors Xian-He Bu and Jialiang Xu introduce this themed collection of Materials Chemistry Frontiers dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Nankai University.

Graphical abstract: Materials chemistry research at Nankai University – a themed collection dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Nankai University
Review Article

Carbon-based materials for lithium-ion capacitors

Lithium-ion capacitors (LICs) can deliver high energy density, large power density and excellent stability since they possess a high-capacity battery-type electrode and a high rate capacitor-type electrode.

Graphical abstract: Carbon-based materials for lithium-ion capacitors
Review Article

Intrinsically stretchable conductors and interconnects for electronic applications

Intrinsically stretchable conductors and interconnects with excellent performance made from different types of materials find various applications in stretchable electronics.

Graphical abstract: Intrinsically stretchable conductors and interconnects for electronic applications
Review Article

Structural colors in metasurfaces: principle, design and applications

The comparison between chemical pigments and structural colors of male Morpho rhetenor wings.

Graphical abstract: Structural colors in metasurfaces: principle, design and applications
Research Article

A novel Cu-nanowire@Quasi-MOF via mild pyrolysis of a bimetal-MOF for the selective oxidation of benzyl alcohol in air

A Cu-nanowire@Quasi-MOF was synthesized using a Cu/Co bimetal-MOF via a thermal decomposition strategy for the first time. The Cu-nanowire@Quasi-MOF exhibits excellent catalytic performance in the selective oxidation of benzyl alcohol in air.

Graphical abstract: A novel Cu-nanowire@Quasi-MOF via mild pyrolysis of a bimetal-MOF for the selective oxidation of benzyl alcohol in air
Research Article

Ultra-narrow bandgap non-fullerene acceptors for organic solar cells with low energy loss

Two ultra-narrow bandgap non-fullerene acceptors (NFAs), 4TO-T-4F and 4TO-Se-4F, were designed and synthesized for application in organic solar cells (OSCs).

Graphical abstract: Ultra-narrow bandgap non-fullerene acceptors for organic solar cells with low energy loss
From the themed collection: Research highlight: Organic Solar Cells
Research Article

Electronic structures and elastic properties of a family of metal-free perovskites

The fundamental electronic structures and elastic properties of a family of metal-free perovskites were systematically investigated using a combined theoretical-experimental approach.

Graphical abstract: Electronic structures and elastic properties of a family of metal-free perovskites
Research Article

Drastic photoluminescence modulation of an organic molecular crystal with high pressure

The pressure-induced phase transition of diphenylfluorenone leads to a drastic redshift of the photoluminescence spectra from greenish-yellow to the near-infrared region.

Graphical abstract: Drastic photoluminescence modulation of an organic molecular crystal with high pressure
Research Article

Divergent synthesis of 3-substituted thieno[3,4-b]thiophene derivatives via hydroxy-based transformations

Modular assembly of 3-substituted thieno[3,4-b]thiophenes: we have developed the first Pd-catalytic method to access 3-hydroxythieno[3,4-b]thiophene-2-carboxylate, which can be widely utilized for modular assembly of structurally diverse 3-substituted thieno[3,4-b]thiophene derivatives.

Graphical abstract: Divergent synthesis of 3-substituted thieno[3,4-b]thiophene derivatives via hydroxy-based transformations
Research Article

An insight into the pyrolysis process of metal–organic framework templates/precursors to construct metal oxide anode materials for lithium-ion batteries

Two types of MOFs from the same linkers were selected as precursors to obtain Co3O4 nanomaterials. The structure and component evolution in the pyrolysis process were analyzed to illustrate the structure–activity relationship for the design of Co3O4-based anode materials for lithium-ion batteries.

Graphical abstract: An insight into the pyrolysis process of metal–organic framework templates/precursors to construct metal oxide anode materials for lithium-ion batteries
Research Article

A fluorescence and photoactivity dual-activatable prodrug with self-synergistic magnification of the anticancer effect

A hydroxycamptothecin prodrug is developed, which can self-report the drug distribution and achieve self-synergistic anticancer efficacy through oxidation therapy.

Graphical abstract: A fluorescence and photoactivity dual-activatable prodrug with self-synergistic magnification of the anticancer effect
Research Article

Exploring the microscopic mechanism of pseudocapacitance with electronic structures in monolayer 1T-MoS2 electrodes for supercapacitors

The microscopic mechanism of pseudocapacitance with electronic structures in monolayer 1T-MoS2 and the pseudocapacitance manipulation by defects have been elucidated.

Graphical abstract: Exploring the microscopic mechanism of pseudocapacitance with electronic structures in monolayer 1T-MoS2 electrodes for supercapacitors
From the themed collection: Research highlight: Supercapacitors
Research Article

A sandwich-type sulfur cathode based on multifunctional ceria hollow spheres for high-performance lithium–sulfur batteries

CeO2 hollow spheres are prepared to fabricate the inside and outside structures of cathodes by a simple layer-by-layer process.

Graphical abstract: A sandwich-type sulfur cathode based on multifunctional ceria hollow spheres for high-performance lithium–sulfur batteries
Research Article

Rational design of drug delivery systems for potential programmable drug release and improved therapeutic effect

pH-Reduction dual responsive nanocarriers (DRNs) achieve programmable release of CA4 and CDDP in cancer therapy.

Graphical abstract: Rational design of drug delivery systems for potential programmable drug release and improved therapeutic effect
Research Article

Mixed-halide perovskite for ultrasensitive two-terminal artificial synaptic devices

Ultrasensitive two-terminal synaptic devices based on mixed-halide perovskites were fabricated, which could emulate the fundamental bio-synaptic functions.

Graphical abstract: Mixed-halide perovskite for ultrasensitive two-terminal artificial synaptic devices
Research Article

In situ construction of graphdiyne/CuS heterostructures for efficient hydrogen evolution reaction

GDY/CuS heterostructure electrocatalyst for efficient hydrogen evolution reaction.

Graphical abstract: In situ construction of graphdiyne/CuS heterostructures for efficient hydrogen evolution reaction
Research Article

Screen-printing fabrication of high volumetric energy density micro-supercapacitors based on high-resolution thixotropic-ternary hybrid interdigital micro-electrodes

We demonstrate a general and scalable screen-printing technique for the one-step construction of high-performance micro-supercapacitors.

Graphical abstract: Screen-printing fabrication of high volumetric energy density micro-supercapacitors based on high-resolution thixotropic-ternary hybrid interdigital micro-electrodes
From the themed collection: Research Highlight: Graphene-Based Materials
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About this collection

Materials Chemistry Frontiers is delighted to publish a collection of articles celebrating the 100th  anniversary of Nankai University in 2019.

Nankai University is a multidisciplinary and research-oriented university and its materials chemistry research is among the best in China. This collection, guest edited by Xian-He Bu and Jialiang Xu (Nankai University), features the outstanding materials chemistry research from Nankai University.

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